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Woman's dress

about 1967
Designed by Emilio Pucci (Italian, 1914–1992), Retailed by Lord & Taylor (American, founded in 1826)

Object Place: Florence, Italy


Center back: 99.1 cm (39 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed Silk knit; metal zipper

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Short dress made of silk knit jersey, printed with bright orange, pink, green, purple, gray, blue and yellow geometric shapes, and signed “Emilio” , with 3/4 sleeves and a narrow chevron-patterned band trimming neckline and center front, ending at waistline. Skirt gathered at waist. 19” zipper down the center back. Four woven label across center back read, “14,” Emilio Pucci/Florence-Italy/100% pure silk/Made in Italy,” “100% silk/Made in Italy for/Lord & Taylor,” “To be dry cleaned/Lavare a secco.”


About 1967, purchased by Barbara Rowe de Marneffe, MA at Lord & Taylor; gift of de Marneffe to the MFA (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Rowe de Marneffe